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will hit and we begin with ktvu's lorraine lorraine blanco live in napa. >> reporter: the flood warning runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the projections of rainfall amounts. >> reporter: city leaders and member of the flood district will meet torte. if it rains more than expected they will open a emergency center to send out help wherever needed live in napa, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the russian river is also creating avenuity for sonoma county residents where the river expected to get dangerously close to flood stage in the next few hours.
spring. >>> this morning people who live in napa county are still keeping a close eye on the napa river but there is good news. the river is expected to stay below flood stage. still several feet of water are covering a peach orchard on deer park road. >> it looks like we got off pretty easy. we have some flooded vineyards and things like that. and just some washed out driveways. >> mount st. helena was one of the hardest hit areas with four inches of rain in 24 hours. >>> 2200 people still don't have power in the greater bay area. here are some of the litest numbers from pg&e. now the north bay and east bay have more than 600 customers still without power. south bay outages effecting 595 customers. in the santa cruz mountains 250 are still in the dark. peninsula and san francisco have no more than 50 outages each. >>> time now 5:02. less than a month to go now. it look like congress is no closer to keeping the nation from going over. timothy indict never says the -- geithner says the ball is now in the republicans court. >> think about this. if we gave the president $1.6 trillion of ne
in napa still county still closely watching the napa river. but there's good news -- the river is expected to stay below flood stage. several roads cover a peach orchard and several other vineyards were flooded. >> deer park, silverado, pretty flooded, where the peachtrees are. >> reporter: and st. helena, recorded almost 4 inches of rain in just 24 hours. the flood warning for the russian river has been canceled. forecasters say it will not jump over the banks near guerneville. sonoma county opened an emergency operations center just because of flooding after the daker it passed. >>> 7:03. pg&e expects to restore power today to most of the areas experiencing outages from yesterday's storm. the utility has returned power to another 200 customers in the past two hours. the north bay and east bay regions now have 625 without power and the east bay, 595 and the south bay, 655, still in the dark. >>> police say a chase started hen they tried to stop a car speeding in san jose. it turns out the suspect, 27- year-old rohilio pena, ran on foot. he was caught and arrested. >>> also, two chp office
and hit major river ways. napa valley, city of napa was expecting a crest of at least two feet to rise above the flood stage. back in 2005 the city of neep was hit very badly by floods. this time they are saying they can protect the city. take a listen. >>> because of the history of flooding in napa we have a good idea where the water will come out first. there are certain points and we can plan in advance. if this moment if the projections are accurate we'll probably looking at street flooding, intersections being flooded, nothing terribly serious. >> reporter: and caveat may be necessary. there are flash flood warning around the bay area. two flash points they are looking at truck key river in nevada because of low snow levels -- truckee river and the russian river in guerneville, flooding on potentially big scale. guerneville, it's going fake up to two days to leach the coast. two days ahead of us. pg&e the utility is saying 54,000 customers without power and there was one power pole in san francisco that got smacked in two by the force of gail winds. with the weather now and all th
still closely watching the napa river. but there is some good news this morning. the river is expected to stay below flood stage. several feet of water still cover a peach orchard. the water also flooded several roads and some vineyards. >>> and this morning the power is out for hundreds of people. in fact, 2200 people have no electricity around the bay area. here are the latest numbers we just got them in from pg&e. the north bay and east bay more than 600 customers have no electricity right now. south bay outages effecting about 595 customers. in the santa cruz mountains 250 have no electricity. the peninsula and san francisco have fewer than 50 power outages to report at this hour. you can go to ktvu.com our channel 2 website and our mobile apps you will get the latest on the weather at any time anywhere. >>> one local neighborhood is on high alert and the suspects are still on the loose after a deadly home invasion friday. ktvu janine de la vega has a look at the sketch police hope will lead them to an arrest. janine. >> reporter: pam, th morning police are combing through evidence
at the moment and that's because most of the rain headed south. a big concern, most of all was the city of napa, where back in 2005 it had such bad floods they were bracing themselves for more again. and the river is expect today peak around about now and this time they'll do better than they did in 2005. take a listen. >> because of the history of flooding in napa, we have a really good idea of where the water will come out first. we know there's some certain points so we can plan in advance, at this moment, if the projections of the rainfall totals are accurate, we're probably looking at street flooding, intersections being flooded and nothing terribly serious, and i say that with a caveat. >> and now, that's probably why he does take the caveat and these are the three rivers on the brink at the moment. obviously, the napa river there, further out to the west, we've got the russian river and, but also of concern has been the trucky river which flows from nevada through to california. and however, we've just actually learned from the national weather service, there's a flood warning there and
spent many years homeless and nearly four decades as a migrant worker in the napa valley vineyard. >> sometimes sleeping in the car. >> reporter: or in the fields. >> it's very have hard. >> reporter: but at the river ranch farm worker housing center in st. helena he and 60 other laborers get bedrooms, three meals a day and hot showers. >> he rest much better. he doesn't really worry about his safety. >> reporter: the workers give thanks for father john brenkle a champion of farm worker housing for nearly 30 years. >> this valley is so darn prosperous. it was a scandal having them sleeping in cars. >> reporter: when he first came to saint helena catholic church in 1983 he immediately noticed the plight of the farm worker. at night he would see up to 40 of them crowded onto the church porch to sleep. >> when i went to bed in my warm bed, i felt very uncomfortable. >> reporter: at first, father brenkle offered showers and meals at his church and set up a tent city in yountville. and he organized groups to create long-term housing. in 2002 they passed measure l allowing landowners to
for a traffic stop in vallejo. napa found evidence of the robberies while serving search warrants in a different investigation. >> during the search warrants on those residences, we found evidence of other crimes in several different counties. >> we found associates of those people and vehicles they had driven through our computer data system. >> reporter: but with the men behind bars, the question now remains what else were the suspects up to. >> the investigation is still going. i'm still -- i'm hoping to uncover that. >> reporter: so of the ten armed robberies here, three have been linked to the suspects. but then this investigation continues and the chp says there could be more arrests. live here at the carquines bridge, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. >>> we have new details now in a deadly fire last night in san francisco's ingleside heights neighborhood. investigators say it's being considered accidental. firefighters say when they arrived just after 8:30 p.m., flames and smoke were pouring from the windows at the house on st. charles avenue. the fire appears t
to a quarter o of a mile in napa valley. overall we are going to see dryer weather moving in. more sunshine and warmer temperatures on the way, but stepping outside, grab your jacket, those temperatures down just a bit, especially inland, 37 degrees in santa row that. 44 -- santa a rosa. enjoying sunshine, maybe passing clouds. temperatures should be in the 50s and 60s. we will be warming up nicely for the weekend. we'll talk more about that in a moment. check out the roads with gianna franco. >>> happy friday. let's head to 101. we have reports of an earlier accident, south 101 by hospital curve, chp cleared that quickly. everything is out of the lanes on the right shoulder, no delays if you work through there. east bay lots of careen. everything clear on 80, 880. and as far as accidents, you want to look out for roadwork 580 eastbound on north flynn. should happen before 11:00. eastbound highway 4, roadwork reported there as well. no delays as you work your way through antioch. and we have road work on the dumbarton bridge, so expect delays there. the road work on the san mateo bridge has
warnings for the napa river were canceled yesterday afternoon to the relief of those nearby. some residents prepared for the worst putting sandbags around their properties. heavy rain brought the water level to three feet of going over the banks. >>> this is the russian river in guerneville over the weekend. flood warnings were cancelled. the river crested at 6 feet about an hour -- 16 feet about an hour ago. the highest recorded flood occurred in 1986 when the river reached 49 feet. >>> strong wind also caused a lot of problems. we have a broken power pole in san francisco sunset district leaving 8500 people without electricity yesterday. it was one of multiple incidents where trees or power polls brought down power lines. the latest outages show a 650 homes in the north bay without power and around 600 in the south bay as well as others. >>> rain opened up a large pothole on westbound 4 in pittsburg blamed for flattening the tires of two dozen cars yesterday. that's no fun. crews shut down the lane while they made those emergency repairs. it's now open again. >>> this is just a good remin
rafael, san francisco and napa all in the low 60s. hello, sunshine! for saturday and sunday. we'll keep it sunny on monday and tuesday, mid-60s. next chance of showers next wings. >>> it's been awful waiting all those days trying to know if she made it or not. >> the miraculous end to the search for a missing california woman. how she survived days stranded alone in the cold. >> six months ago i never thought i would be here where i am now. >> a bay area cooking class for a wounded war veteran. how food helped him find hope and healing. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. high point this afternoon. pped out" with the >>> it is still far from finished but the 49ers' new stadium in santa clara hit a high point this afternoon. it's topped out with
it to be chilly tonight. mid-40s for free. low 40s in napa. we'll be talking about fog. 40s in fremont. cloud cover all day long in the central valley. when that low cloud cover moves into the bay area we call it tule fog and we'll see that once again tonight. that's the source of our low cloud cover during the day. it will be the source of our fog coming up tomorrow morning. so fog and low cloud cover especially inland closer to the central valley coming up tomorrow morning. once that fog burns off we get back to high pressure. high pressure will be here for five straight days will be sunny and dry through the week and i know you have a long christmas or holiday shopping list. you will have ample opportunity to get outside on saturday and sunday. whether it's the indoor mall or walking up and down main street. foggy tonight especially inland. this pattern will be mainly dry in the weekend saturday and sunday both look fantastic. we'll start off with your friday. highs tomorrow low 60s. concord cool above average 4 degrees about normal and san francisco and oakland 62 or 63. santa clara sunsh
and folks to safety. across napa valley, incredible flooding there. the napa valley seeing some of its worst rainfall in years. look at these numbers. petrolia, california, over 17 inches. bridgeville, 15 inches. that's an incredible amount of rain. to see that much rainfall is truly remarkable. we are seeing more in the way of rainfall across seattle and portland it has stopped for today in the san francisco area. some of the rainfall yesterday fell in the form of snow, snow levels at about 5,000 feet. i suppose it could have been worse. elsewhere, looking at a foggy travel across the lower great lakes. we'll talk more about that in the next half hour. guys, back up to you. >> rob marciano, thank you. >>> as each day ticks by, the nation edges closer to going over the fiscal cliff. democrats and republicans cannot agree how to raise revenue and cut spending. on january 1st, as many of you know, taxes go up and doeep spending cuts take effect. the sunday talk shows reflect how far apart they are what we will not do is extend those tax cut force the wealthiest americans. there's no possibilit
than a week have left the west coast a soggy mess. in the usually scenic napa valley, the triple whammy left vineyards under water. and giant trees came dangerously close to pancaking even more cars right before our eyes. we were literally driving down the road when this giant tree came toppling on to this road. how close did this come to you? >> it was within feet of my truck. >> reporter: you were driving down the road? >> i was driving down the road. >> reporter: in the mountains that pounding rain made for a beautiful winter white backdrop. but in other parts, like this neighborhood east of san francisco, the cleanup is only beginning. and, boy, the cleanup here will sure take a long time. now all eyes turn to this storm headed here tomorrow. sam? >> yeah, it's just a minor dry day, cecilia. we know that the next system does drag on later on tonight. so this momentary dry. even in that momentary dry patch, you'll get mist and showers going on. then later on tonight, into tomorrow, another wave of rain. we've seen the storms come off the pacific and move across the northwest. this wi
of the ordinary. >> have you seen the pictures of napa and the sonoma valley? water washing out. valley, grapes under water. a tremendous amount of rain. just seeing the water in to the lower elevations and now it isn't going to stop. every extra inch we get will be another flood and we're going to get five to six more inches in 120 hours which is 5 days and then more storms after this. >> all right. chad, keep an eye on it for us, if you will. appreciate it. back in a moment. americans are always ready to work hard for a better future. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ now's a good time to think about your options. are you looking for a plan that really meets your needs? and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical exp
into napa and also into sow mona b-- sonoma. there is good news for northern california. the storm will taper off for you. not good news for washington, oregon, and british columbia. the storms are going to be sliding up farther to the north and four more storms are on the way for this area in the next 16 days. i know people love to go skiing up there, but just to give you so perspective, whistler has picked up 133 inches of snow on top of their mountain. that will be their watter er to drink in the um ser. i'm going to whistler over christmas. >> chad myers, thank you. also thanks to dan simon for bringing that you say story. for only $45 a month per phone. would we get the same coverage? same coverage on america's best networks. you saved $146.76 by switching to straight talk. awesome! now you can afford to share your allowance with me. get the season's hottest smartphones like the samsung galaxy s2 and get straight talk with unlimited data for just $45 a month -- from america's gift headquarters. walmart. ♪ if you're a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is
, some sprinkles. >>> absolutely. live doppler 7 hd northern marin, sonoma and napa seeing scattered light rain now. this is where going to stay for the better part of today the rest of us get rain evening and overnight hours. north bay low to mid 60s upper 50s rain ends tomorrow afternoon. >>> new accident golden gate bridge south of the south tower you can see the flashing lights not clear which direction slow northbound a few cars coming through in the southbound direction. >> join us for our midday news today announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael." today, academy award winning actress jane fonda. and olympic gold medalist gabrielle douglas. and the viewers share their favorite hot spots as we continue holidays in new york city week. plus, performing his big hit "the a team" ed sheeran. plus, performing his big hit "the a team" ed sheeran. all next on
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